Cemetery & Churchyard Management – November 29th – 10am to 1pm – Online

Cemetery and Churchyard Management

Course tutor:

Alan Fairchild MBE, FSLCC Honorary Vice-President, Member of Ministry of Justice Burial and Cremation Advisory Group since 2001 and formally the British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons will cover the legal and administrative powers of local councils to manage civil cemeteries and maintain Church of England churchyards. With over 40 years’ experience operating civil cemeteries Alan has been a National Advisor to the SLCC and regular contributor to The Clerk magazine.


This 120 minute webinar is designed for local council clerks, cemetery officers and councillors and covers the following:

  • – burial law and record keeping
  • – managing funerals
  • – exclusive rights of burial and transfers
  • – cemetery regulations, fees and charges including the Children’s Funeral Fund for England
  • – providing more burial space
  • – closure and management of CofE churchyards
  • – grave digging – alternative arrangements
  • – memorial licensing, management & safety testing


Running time: 2 hours approximately depending on Q&A

Remote Access: Joining instructions will be issued closer to the time

Cancellation: A full refund will be given if 14 days or more notice prior to the date of the training course is given. However, this could cause an event to be cancelled if it becomes uneconomic to run.

Members £45 per ticket

Non-members £90 per ticket


Nov 29 2022


10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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